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8 hrs ago | WJHG-TV Panama City

FHP Searches for Vehicle Identiy in Hit-and-Run

The Florida Highway Patrol is asking the community for information about a hit-and-run Friday night in Escambia County.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Northwest Florida Daily News

Brothers arrested in string of burglaries

Two brothers - both "documented gang members," according to the Santa Rosa County Sheriff's Office - have been arrested in connection with a string of daytime burglaries.

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Related Topix: Santa Rosa County, FL, Navarre, FL, Gulf Breeze, FL

Mon Jul 07, 2014

News 4 Jax

Inmate attacked officers over cheese

The inmate who attacked two Columbia Correctional Institution officers in February was unhappy with the amount of cheese he got on his tray while going through the breakfast line, according to documents released Monday by the State Attorney's Office.

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Related Topix: Prison, State Prisons, Columbia Correctional Institution

Sun Jun 29, 2014

Pensacola News Journal

Soldier hurt in Fort Hood shooting returns home

Brandon Shelley putts on the green Sunday during the final round of the Par Four Charities Inc. Golf Tournament at Marcus Pointe Golf Club.

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Related Topix: Santa Rosa County, FL, Warrington, FL, Pensacola, FL

Fri Jun 27, 2014

Alabama Live

BP-funded Mahogany Mill boat ramp opens in Pensacola with eco-friendly design

The Mahogany Mill Boat Ramp in Pensacola, Fla. officially opened to the public on Wednesday, June 25, 2014.

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Related Topix: Pensacola, FL, Oil Spill

Thu Jun 26, 2014

WTLV

Opiate positive bus driver, no longer employed

An Escambia County bus driver who tested positive for opiates is no longer an employee of the school district, according to the Pensacola News Journal Opiate positive bus driver, no longer employed An Escambia County bus driver who tested positive for opiates is no longer an employee of the school district, according to the Pensacola News Journal ... (more)

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Related Topix: Pensacola, FL

Fri Jun 20, 2014

WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

Man gets life sentence for rape, murder

An Escambia County judge sentenced 26-year-old Joshua Wayne Douglas on Thursday.

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Related Topix: Death Penalty

WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Arrest in Boost Mobile robbery, attack on woman

The Escambia County Sheriff's Office served an warrant for robbery and battery on Vincent Lavon Johnson this afternoon for a robbery that occurred May 28 at Happy Nick's Store on Palafox Street.

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Related Topix: Weird

Tue Jun 17, 2014

Northwest Florida Daily News

Public defender arrested on drug charges

Lenny Platterborze's long career with the Public Defender's Office in Walton County came to an abrupt end Tuesday following his arrest for trafficking in the drug oxycodone.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Walton County, FL, Criminal Defense Law, Law, De Funiak Springs, FL (Defuniak Springs, FL)

The Horse

Florida Owners Encouraged to Vaccinate Horses against EEE

He's the perfect gentleman and would make a great buddy to any human or horse. Has race injury that makes him not suited for over fences but great for trails or flat.

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Northwest Florida Daily News

Public defender arrested on drug charges

Lenny Platterborze's long career with the Public Defender's Office in Walton County came to an abrupt end Tuesday following his arrest for trafficking in the drug oxycodone.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Walton County, FL, Criminal Defense Law, Law, De Funiak Springs, FL (Defuniak Springs, FL)

The Horse

Florida Owners Encouraged to Vaccinate Horses against EEE

He's the perfect gentleman and would make a great buddy to any human or horse. Has race injury that makes him not suited for over fences but great for trails or flat.

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Mon Jun 16, 2014

Star-Telegram.com

Employee smelled gas before Florida jail explosion

A Florida jail employee says the gas smell was overwhelming in the hours before a deadly explosion that killed two inmates and injured nearly 200 other people in April.

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Related Topix: Explosion

Sat Jun 14, 2014

WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

New staff to treat inmates after jail explosion

Escambia County officials have hired a new doctor, several nurses and two mental health agencies to treat prisoners in the wake of a deadly gas explosion at the jail.

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Related Topix: Pensacola, FL

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